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Tackling the E-Commerce Legal Quagmire

Legal professionals face an uphill battle in dealing with thorny new issues raised by the globalization and growth of e-commerce -- from taxes and intellectual property disputes to privacy and cybercrime ...

Who’s Fleeing the Online Trading Biz?

Consolidations and stock market chaos are causing upheaval among online trading companies, and the ripple effects could continue for some time. Analysts said more mergers and exits from the sector could be in the offing, along with major shifts in the importance that financial firms place on online trading ...

E-Commerce: Where Will the Axe Fall?

The bursting of the high-tech bubble may already have done away with the weakest players in e-commerce, but experts say the sector's survivors still face tough times in the second half of 2002 and beyond ...

Wireless Tech Stocks To Watch

Sifting through the stock market wreckage in search of wireless gems has not been a fruitful pursuit in recent weeks. For the most part, experts say, companies in the sector -- especially wireless service carriers -- will need to undergo drastic shifts before wireless stocks again become "must-haves" in investor portfolios ...

The Next Wave of E-Commerce Technology

In the not-too-distant future, e-commerce technology not only will become smarter and faster, but could completely transform the way companies deal with internal information and customer service ...

E-Commerce Companies Strike Gold Behind the Scenes

Some successful companies that have mastered the art of selling online are now hitting it big -- and in some cases even reinventing themselves -- by putting their talents to use on behalf of others ...

How Big Is E-Commerce?

Different experts might define e-commerce differently, but most agree on one thing: The sector represents a growing piece of the overall commerce pie, and its share is expected to increase steadily -- though gradually -- over the next five years ...

Whatever Happened to Interactive TV?

Interactive TV never exploded onto the scene in the way its promoters hoped it would, and the features it once promised -- ranging from movie selection to Web-based shopping and games -- have been co-opted by other technologies ...

Who’s Making Money from Online Community?

Companies that successfully create a sense of online community not only give like-minded people a place to call home, they also reap revenue. They achieve this goal by offering compelling content that builds trust and credibility with visitors and keeps them coming back ...

Will Supercomputers Ever Power E-Commerce?

While scientists have been reaping the benefits of clustered computing for several years, using it to search for intelligent life in the universe and sift through vast amounts of data in hopes of making a breakthrough, business users have largely ignored this technology -- until recently. ...

King of the E-Commerce Shopping Carts

Shopping carts have become standard equipment for online vendors. But software developers -- particularly those that make some of the larger off-the-shelf e-commerce packages -- are upping the ante by integrating additional features into their products ...

Return of the Dot-Com Stocks

Already-troubled e-commerce stocks took their share of beatings when the market turned south last fall. Surprisingly, though, some of those dot-com issues have seen the most impressive rebounds in recent weeks ...

Is the B2B Shakeout Finally Over?

While the worst of times may be over for companies in business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce, the sector remains unsteady and is likely to see more consolidation and survival-oriented alliances. Some struggling companies still may fall by the wayside. ...

How E-Business Capitalizes on Open Source

Open source technology is cheap to use, comes with few frills -- and has yet to gain the popularity enjoyed by proprietary products from giants like Microsoft. ...

Can Lucent Regain Its Footing?

Despite a corporate spending downturn that has led to revenue and market capitalization problems for once high-flying Lucent, analysts and company officials agree that the telecom giant can stay in the game and possibly thrive over the long term ...

The Case for E-Business Outsourcing

When you want something done right, there are times when doing it yourself is not the best option. Even the best companies need to recognize the limitations of their operational expertise and know when to outsource certain e-business functions ...

How IBM Conquered the E-Commerce Software Market

While Big Blue's name was not always synonymous with e-commerce, the technology giant has become a major player in the sector in recent years ...

Microsoft Monopoly: Does E-Commerce Really Care?

Microsoft's monopoly status led to its landmark antitrust trial. Now, its corporate foes and several state attorneys general are out for blood as the company's ultimate punishment is decided by the courts ...

Cutting Spam at a Cost

Numerous products and services are now available to shield consumers and businesses from the ever-increasing barrage of spam. But experts warn that no service can possibly keep out all the junk and say that if users are not careful, they could end up blocking some mail that they actually might want ...

The Incredibly Quiet E-Commerce Explosion

E-commerce is garnering converts at an increasing pace, even though it is not grabbing the headlines it once did ...

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